Friday, September 12, 2014

Lecture 7 - Tue Sept 17 (8-10) - Ainali

Time & Place: Wednesday September 17 at 8-10 in E2.

Guest: Jan Ainail, CEO of Wikimedia Sverige.

Title: Collecting the sum of all human knowledge - why and how? 

Talk: Looking at the Wikimedia community and the ways that people collaborate on and off the Internet, can we say something about why it seem to be working fairly well? What can be said about the tools that are used and the culture on Wikipedia taking into account that it is one of the ten most visited websites in the world? Jan will take a look at and explain some of the inner workings that has made Wikipedia what it is and give a glimpse of what will happen in the future.

AboutJan Ainali is the CEO of Wikimedia Sverige. He started editing Wikipedia in 2006 and was part of founding Wikimedia Sverige in 2007. Jan has been an administrator on Wikipedia and is also responsible for @Riksdagwikiedit on Twitter - a service that sends out a tweets when someone edits Wikipedia from the Swedish Parliament without first logging in.

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